Category Archives: Search and Seizure

State v. Terrell and the Private Search Doctrine

Probable Cause, Pretext and the Proliferation of Crimes

When a Person Commits a Crime, Is There Probable Cause to Search the Person’s Phone for Evidence?

Real-Time Cell Phone Tracking Update, Including a New Case

Probable Cause and the Party at Peaches’ House

Trial Preparation Taints Eyewitnesses’ In-Court Identification, Leads to Reversal of Murder Conviction

Supreme Court of North Carolina: Officer Did Not Improperly Extend a Traffic Stop by Frisking a Driver and Ordering the Driver into a Patrol Car

New Book on Traffic Stops and Offenses

New Cases Hold that Using a Stingray Is a Search

Should an Officer Use His or Her Personal Cell Phone to Take Work-Related Photographs?